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Pronunciation: klin'ik


  1. An institution, building, or part of a building where ambulatory patients receive health care.
  2. An institution, building, or part of a building in which medical instruction is given to students by means of demonstrations in the presence of the sick.
  3. A lecture or symposium on a subject relating to disease.

[G. kline, bed]

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